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Jarvis Moss
No. 94     Denver Broncos
Outside linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: August 3, 1984 (1984-08-03) (age 25)
Place of birth: Denton, Texas
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Debuted in 2007 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2009
Tackles     24
Sacks     3.5
Interceptions     0
Stats at

Jarvis Moss (born August 3, 1984) is an American football defensive end in the National Football League. Moss was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the first round (17th pick) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Florida Gators.


High school career

He attended Billy Ryan High School in Denton, Texas where he was instrumental in helping the Ryan Raiders win their first 4A State title under Head Coach Joey Florence. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

College career

After numerous offers from schools such as the University of Texas, Florida State University and the University of Miami, Moss committed to the University of Florida where he majored in Sociology.

Moss is particularly remembered at the University of Florida for blocking two crucial kicks in the fourth quarter of the Gators' victory over South Carolina. The first block stopped a Gamecock PAT to keep South Carolina's lead at 16-10. The second was a block of a would-be game-winning field goal for South Carolina with 8 seconds left on the clock. The second block secured a 17-16 victory for the Gators. He was named All-America by Pro Football Weekly after the 2006 season.

Moss declared for the 2007 NFL Draft following the Gators' victory in the 2007 BCS National Championship Game.


Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-6½ * 250 lb * 4.70 * 1.52 ** 2.68 ** 4.18 ** 7.06 ** 30½ in. * 10'00" * 16 * X

(* represents NFL Combine; **represents Florida Pro Day - March 7, 2007.) [1]

Bench press: 365 lbs
Squat: 415 lbs [2]

Professional career

Moss had a "character flag" on his record stemming from a team suspension during his collegiate career.

The Broncos traded up in the draft with the Jacksonville Jaguars to select Moss 17th overall[3]. The Jaguars used the pick from the Broncos to select Reggie Nelson, a college teammate of Moss.

2007 season

During the 2007 season, Moss played in 6 games for the Denver Broncos. He recorded 12 tackles and 1 sack[4]. Moss broke his shin in practice on November 1, 2007[5], and was placed on injured reserve on November 2, 2007[6], ending his season.

2008 season

During the 2008 season Moss played in 12 games recording 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks

2009 season

With new Defensive Coordinator Mike Nolan being hired Moss has moved to the outside linebacker position, after spending his entire NFL career as a defensive end.

On August 1, 2009, it was reported that Jarvis Moss was contemplating retirement because of struggles adapting to the defensive schemes. After a grueling two day contemplation and reflection, Moss returned to practice on August 4, 2009.

On September 5, 2009, it was announced that Jarvis Moss made the Denver Broncos 53 Man roster, a few days after a 3 tackle, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble performance in a pre-season game.


During high school he acquired a staph infection which was not found and treated until midway through his collegiate career.

External links


  1. ^ NFL Draft "Jarvis Moss"]. NFL Draft March 25, 2007. NFL Draft]. Retrieved April 15, 2009.  
  2. ^ CBS
  3. ^ Broncos Trade Up, Select Jarvis Moss BroncoTalk. Retrieved on 2007-07-12.
  4. ^ NFL
  5. ^ Sports Network
  6. ^ NFL Transactions

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